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endeavor
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The Awakening
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  • She was dragging a chair in and out of her room, and at intervals objecting to the crying of a baby, which a nurse in the adjoining cottage was endeavoring to put to sleep.
  • He endeavored, in a general way, to express a particular disapproval, and only succeeded in arousing the ire and opposition of his father-in-law.
  • The preliminary stage of becoming acquainted was one which he always endeavored to ignore when a pretty and engaging woman was concerned.
  • He meant to stop at the wedding on his way to New York and endeavor by every means which money and love could devise to atone somewhat for Edna’s incomprehensible action.
  • She was endeavoring to heat a pot of chocolate on the stove.
  • Edna did not protest or endeavor to justify herself.
  • She was endeavoring to adjust the bunch of violets which had become loose from its fastening in her hair.

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  • I endeavored to get both sides to agree to a compromise.
  • I will endeavor to finish by Friday.

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